December 8 - Drew Ginn, the triple Olympic rowing champion who was one of the "Oarsome Foursome" gold medallists at the 1996 Atlanta Games has been appointed as one of two head coaches of Australian rowing in a shake-up ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics, Rowing Australia has announced.
December 7 - Twenty four hours before it was due to expire, the latest 45-day suspension of former FIFA vice-president Mohamed Bin Hammam, who has been out of football for 18 months, was again extended today but left open-ended after FIFA-appointed prosecutors completed their investigation into alleged malpractice by the once most powerful figure in Asian football.
Winckless holds off four London 2012 competitors to retain post as chair of BOA Athletes' Commission
December 6 - Sarah Winckless, Olympic bronze medallist and double world champion rower, has held off the challenge of four London 2012 competitors – including fellow Olympic rowing medallists Zac Purchase and Alex Partridge – to earn re-election as chair of the British Olympic Association's (BOA) Athletes' Commission.
December 7 - Former world number one Aaron Cook plans to switch his allegiance to the Isle of Man after being snubbed by GB Taekwondo for London 2012 selection.
December 7 - Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) chief executive Henry Storgaard has issued a rallying cry for opportunities to be made across the country for more disabled people, particularly children, to get involved in sport.
December 7 - The President of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), Kang Young Joong, is to step down next year and will not seek re-election, it has been announced today.
December 7 - The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has suspended the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF).
December 5 - A Disciplinary Commission has been set-up by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) which could see South Korean footballer Park Jong-woo denied the bronze medal he won at London 2012 for his political protest.
December 6 - The seventh World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships have kicked off today in Tunja, Colombia, where a record number of participating athletes perform free-style poomsae for the first time.
December 6 - UEFA President Michel Platini's revolutionary plan to stage the 2020 European Championship finals in at least 12 cities across the entire Continent was officially approved by his Executive Committee today - though with few additional details.
December 6 - FIFA has welcomed the introduction of goal-line technology, being rolled out for the first time in official competition at the Club World Cup in Japan starting today.